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Kazakhstan
(3,483 words)

Qazaqstan Respūblīkasy (The Republic of Kazakhstan)

Demographics (United Nations)

Population

18,777,000

Area

2,700,000 sq. km (1,000,000 sq. mi)

Population density

7/sq. km (18/sq. mi)

Growth rate p.a.

1.13% (per 1,000: births 17, deaths 9)

Under 15 years

29%

Urban dwellers

58% (1.19% p.a.)

Largest cities

Almaty 1,896,000; Astana 1,166,000; Shimkent 1,058,000; Karaganda 505,000; Aktyubinsk 431,000; plus 4 over 300,000

Languages & peoples …

Cite this page
“Kazakhstan”, in: World Christian Encyclopedia Online, Todd M. Johnson, Gina A. Zurlo. Consulted online on 17 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2666-6855_WCEO_COM_02KAZ>
First published online: 2020



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